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Listen to free audio books and poetry recordings! This library of audio books and poetry features digital recordings and MP3's from the Naropa Poetics Audio Archive, LibriVox, Project Gutenberg, Maria Lectrix, and Internet Archive users.


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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Read by David Goldfarb and a full cast. This classic tale by Lewis Carroll has delighted children for generations. Alice falls down a rabbit hole and encounters a wide variety of strange and wonderful creatures in all manner of bizarre situations. Join Alice as she journeys through Wonderland, trying to make sense of what she finds there. This version is read dramatically, with different readers voicing the different...
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LibriVox recording of How to Analyze People on Sight, by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict. In this popular American book from the 1920s, accomplished public speaker and self-help charlatan Elsie Lincoln Benedict outlines her pseudo-scientific system of "Human Analysis". She proposes that, within the human race, five sub-types have developed through evolutionary processes, each with its own distinct character traits and corresponding outward appearance. She offers to...
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by Dale Carnegie, Joseph Berg Esenwein
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LibriVox recording of The Art of Public Speaking, by Dale Carnagay (aka Carnegie) and Joseph Berg Esenwein. The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnegie and Joseph B. Esenwein is a manual for people who have to speak in public, and it is still in use today. Whether the occasion in question is sharing travel experiences with friends, a toast for newly-weds, or a public debate, the tips and tricks collected in this book will come handy anywhere. The book describes how to make effective use of...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells. Read by Mark Nelson. H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he witnesses the end of human civilization as we know it, as well as the beginning of the end of the world. This original time-travel story has been copied many times, but never improved upon. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further...
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by J. Walker McSpadden
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LibriVox recording of Robin Hood, by J. Walker McSpadden. Read by Barry Eads. Robin Hood is a heroic outlaw in English folklore. A highly skilled archer and swordsman, he is known for "robbing from the rich and giving to the poor", assisted by a group of fellow outlaws known as his "Merry Men". Traditionally Robin Hood and his men are depicted wearing Lincoln green clothes. The origin of the legend is claimed by some to have stemmed from actual outlaws, or from ballads or...
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by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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LibriVox recording of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Read by Cori Samuel. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the British author Mary Shelley. Shelley wrote the novel when she was 18 years old. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818, and this audiobook is read from that text. Shelley's name appeared on the revised third edition, published in 1831. The title of the novel refers to the scientist, Victor...
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by Mary Shelley
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LibriVox recording of Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. Read by Caden Vaughn Clegg. Frankenstein begins in epistolary form, documenting the correspondence between Captain Robert Walton and his sister, Margaret Walton Saville. Walton sets out to explore the North Pole and expand his scientific knowledge in hopes of achieving fame and friendship. The ship becomes trapped in ice, and, one day, the crew sees a dog sled in the distance, on which there is the figure of a giant man. Hours later, the crew...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Ashleighjane. When Mary Lennox, who has been brought up in India in a spoiled manner, is orphaned she has to move to Yorkshire, England, to live with her uncle in Misselthwaite Manor. Here she is treated much differently than she was in India - she is able to make friends with children her own age, one of these being her sickly cousin, Colin Craven (Introduction by ashleighjane) For further information, including links...
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LibriVox 6th Anniversary Collection. What do you do for a sixth anniversary? We challenged our readers to find any short works which had ’six’ in the title – in any language. The result? LibriVox in all its glorious diversity: sixty-six recordings of poetry, song, short stories, folktales, science fiction, historical documents, travel, art, science and mathematics, in Dutch, English, French and German, from Euclid to the Ziegfeld Follies. (Summary by Ruth Golding) For full details of...
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by L. Frank Baum
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LibriVox recording of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Read by Phil Chenevert. The story chronicles the adventures of a girl named Dorothy Gale in the Land of Oz. As Baum says in the introduction "It aspires to being a modernized fairy tale, in which the wonderment and joy are retained and the heartaches and nightmares are left out." And it succeeds wonderfully. It is one of the best-known stories in American popular culture and has been widely translated. This is the...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Narrated by Elizabeth Klett, and performed by a full cast. A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published by Chapman & Hall on 17 December 1843. The story tells of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visitations of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come. (Summary by Wikipedia) For further...
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by Wadsworth Camp
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LibriVox recording of The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp. Many murders are occurring in a secret room. Who will unravel its mystery? (summary by Nadine) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org .
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by Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett with a full cast. Mansfield Park is Jane Austen's 1814 novel focusing on Fanny Price, the daughter of a poor Portsmouth family, who is taken to live with her aunt and uncle Bertram's family on their estate at the age of ten. Surrounded by her wealthy and privileged cousins, and continually reminded of her lower status by her bullying Aunt Norris, Fanny grows up timid and shy, but with a strong sense of ethics, partly...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Bob Neufeld. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novel written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr Henry Jekyll and the misanthropic Edward Hyde. The novella's impact is such that it has become a part...
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by Padraic Colum
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LibriVox recording of The Children of Odin by Padraic Colum. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Master storyteller Padraic Colum's rich, musical voice captures all the magic and majesty of the Norse sagas in his retellings of the adventures of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern paradise of Asgard before the dawn of history. Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of...
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by Wallace D. Wattles
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LibriVox recording of The Science of Being Well, by Wallace D. Wattles. Read by Jill Preston. If you are seeking better health and ways to stay well…This book is for you! Wallace D. Wattles was an American author and a pioneer success new thought movement writer. His most famous work and first book is a book called The Science of Getting Rich in which he explains how to get rich. Additionally, In the Science of Getting Well, Wattles suggests the reader to think and ACT in a Certain Way. As...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. Read by David Goldfarb and a full cast. Sequel to Alice in Wonderland , this volume sees Alice travel through a mirror to a dream-world where she meets chess pieces and other curious characters. (Summary by David Goldfarb) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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by Geronimo
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LibriVox recording of Geronimo's Story of His Life, by Geronimo. Read by Sue Anderson. Geronimo’s Story of His Life is the oral life history of a legendary Apache warrior. Composed in 1905, while Geronimo was being held as a U.S. prisoner of war at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Geronimo’s story found audience and publication through the efforts of S. M. Barrett--Lawton, Oklahoma, Superintendent of Education, who wrote in his preface that “the initial idea of the compilation of this work was . . ....
Topics: Librivox, Audiobook, American history, autobiograpy
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by John Bell Bouton
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LibriVox recording of Round the Block by John Bell Bouton. Read by Grant Hurlock. In Round the Block (1864), John Bell Bouton, a newspaper editor who later became a travel writer, stirs together comedy and pathos to explore the schemes and dreams of the average and extraordinary people inhabiting and intermingling on a single New York City block. In the path of the novel's circumambulation lie mystery, romance, and a murder trial, as love-matches and fortunes are made and lost through...
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by L. Frank Baum
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LibriVox recording of American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum. Read by Matthew Reece. This collection of fantasy stories was originally serialized in regional newspapers, prior to being published as a complete volume. The stories, as critics have noted, lack the high-fantasy aspect of the best of Baum's work, in Oz or out. With ironic or nonsensical morals attached to their ends, their tone is more satirical, glib, and tongue-in-cheek than is usual in children's stories; the serialization in...
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by Edwin E. Slosson
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LibriVox recording of Easy Lessons in Einstein by Edwin E. Slosson. Published in 1920, Slosson’s Easy Lessons in Einstein is one of the first popularizations of Einstein’s theory of relativity. This book is meant to convey to the general reader the ideas of relativity in non-mathematical terms, by the use of thought experiements and pop-cultural references of the day. This edition also includes a short article by Einstein on Time, Space and Gravitation. (Summary by JoeD) For further...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 1. Read by volunteer readers. This, the first of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains 8 of his short stories as well as reflections, critiques, and eulogies by others. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne, published by Griffith and Farran. The story involves a German professor (Otto Lidenbrock in the original French, Professor Von Hardwigg in the most common English translation) who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew Axel (Harry), and their guide Hans encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in...
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by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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LibriVox recording of Of Peace of Mind, by Lucius Annaeus Seneca. How to maintain a tranquil mind amongst social upheaval and turmoil, addressed to Serenus. (Introduction by Jonathan Hockey) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (38MB)
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LibriVox recording of The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 1 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes was a British TV series from the early 70s that dramatized stories written contemporaneously with the Sherlock Holmes stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This anthology contains twelve of the thirteen stories adapted as episodes for the first season. Sadly, one story, "The Missing Witness Sensation" by Ernest Bramah, is not public domain in the U.S., but can be read in the anthology Max Carrados...
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by Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
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LibriVox recording of Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, by Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield. Read by Sibella Denton. Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, was at one time Ambassador to the Hague, negotiated the second Treaty of Vienna, was a founding governor of London’s Foundling Hospital, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, and Secretary of State. Having no legitimate children, his heir was his third cousin (another Philip) whom he adopted....
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by Ulysses S. Grant
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LibriVox recording of Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, by Ulysses S. Grant. Read by Jim Clevenger. "In preparing these volumes for the public, I have entered upon the task with the sincere desire to avoid doing injustice to any one, whether on the National or Confederate side, other than the unavoidable injustice of not making mention often where special mention is due. There must be many errors of omission in this work, because the subject is too large to be treated of in two volumes in...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Read by Bob Neufeld. A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published by Chapman & Hall on 17 December 1843. The story tells of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. ( Summary by Wikipedia...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Story Collection Vol. 012. A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells. Read by Mark F. Smith. Surely the Time Traveler threw great dinner parties! His guests were treated to a once-in-forever trial of a miniature time machine - an exquisite miniature that acted so flawlessly as to appear to be stage magic. That his guests did not believe the explanation - the machine vanished into the mists of the future - was patent. Still, a couple of the more thoughtful had reservations about branding the demonstration an...
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of The Happy Prince and Other Tales by Oscar Wilde. Read by om123 The Happy Prince and Other Tales (also sometimes called The Happy Prince and Other Stories) is an 1888 collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde. It is most famous for The Happy Prince, the short tale of a metal statue who befriends a migratory bird. Together, they bring happiness to others, in life as well as in death. The stories included in this collection are: The Happy Prince The Nightingale and...
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by Caesar, Gaius Julius
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LibriVox recording of Commentaries on the Gallic War, by Gaius Julius Caesar. Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person narrative. In it Caesar describes the battles and intrigues that took place in the nine years he spent fighting local armies in Gaul that opposed Roman domination. The work has been a mainstay in the teaching of Latin to schoolchildren, its simple, direct prose...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 015. A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
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by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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LibriVox recording of Of the Shortness of Life, by Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Read by Jonathan Hockey. De Brevitate Vitae ("Of the Shortness of Life") is a moral essay written by Seneca the Younger, a Roman Stoic philosopher, to his friend Paulinus. The philosopher brings up many Stoic principles on the nature of time, namely that men waste much of it in meaningless pursuits. According to the essay, nature gives man enough time to do what is really important and the individual must allot...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 044. Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Story Collection Vol. 013. A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Werewolves: Being an Account of a Terrible Superstition by Sabine Baring-Gould. A survey of the myths and legends concerning lycanthropy from ancient times to the Victorian Era. (Summary by A. Gramour) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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LibriVox recording of Faust, Part 1, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, translated by Bayard Taylor. Read dramatically by volunteer readers. Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend; a highly successful scholar, but also dissatisfied with his life, and so makes a deal with the devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragic play in two parts. It is Goethe's most famous work and considered by many to be one of the...
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LibriVox recording of Coffee Break Collection 005 - Love and Relationships This is a collection of 20 short works (between 3 and 15 minutes long) that are great for work/study breaks, commutes, workouts, or any time you'd like to hear a whole story and only have a few minutes to devote to listening. The theme for Collection 005 is "Love and Relationships", and may include romance, marriage, family relationships, friendships, working relationships, or even human-animal connections!...
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by L. Frank Baum
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LibriVox dramatic recording of Ozma of Oz, by L. Frank Baum. Ozma of Oz was the third title in the Oz series by L. Frank Baum. In this book Dorothy is shipwrecked and lands on the shores of a fairy country that adjoins Oz, the land of Ev. There she meets Tiktok, a wind-up mechanical man; a talking chicken, Billina; and Ozma, the girl ruler of Oz who is leading a quest to rescue the royal family of Ev from their captivity by the Nome King. Dorothy is also reunited with her old friends, the...
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LibriVox recording of A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1, by James Cook. Read by David Cole. Having, on his first voyage, discovered Australia, Cook still had to contend with those who maintained that the Terra Australians Incognita (the unknown Southern Continent) was a reality. To finally settle the issue, the British Admiralty sent Cook out again into the vast Southern Ocean with two sailing ships totalling only about 800 tons. Listen as Cook, equipped with one of...
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by Charles Perrault
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LibriVox recording of The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault, by Charles Perrault. This book is an early collection of ten well-known fairy tales. It is thought to have begun the genre of fairy tales.(Summary by A.L. Gramour) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org ....
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LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 5, by Julian Hawthorne, editor. In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious short stories from all corners of the world. Some of the stories appeared in this collection for the first time translated into English, and many of them come from unexpected sources, such as the letters of Pliny the Younger, or a Tibetan...
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LibriVox recording of the Short Ghost and Horror Collection 014 A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
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by Sarah Morgan Dawson
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LibriVox recording of A Confederate Girl's Diary, by Sarah Morgan Dawson. Read by Christine Dufour. Sarah Morgan Dawson was a young woman of 20 living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when she began this diary. The American Civil War was raging. Though at first the conflict seemed far away, it would eventually be brought home to her in very personal terms. Her family's loyalties were divided. Sarah's father, though he disapproved of secession, declared for the South when Louisiana left the Union. Her...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 043, by Various. Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible...
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by John S.C. Abbott
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LibriVox recording of DAVID CROCKETT: HIS LIFE AND ADVENTURES, by JOHN S.C. ABBOTT. Read by Brett W. Downey. David "Davy" Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a celebrated 19th century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet “King of the Wild Frontier.” He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution, and died at the Battle of the Alamo. This...
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LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, by Julian Hawthorne, ed. In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious short stories from all corners of the world. Some of the stories appeared in this collection for the first time translated into English, and many of them come from unexpected sources, such as the letters of Pliny the Younger, or a Tibetan manuscript. In...
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by James Oliver Curwood
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LibriVox recording of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood. Read by Leonard Wilson. Kazan (sometimes published with the subtitle The Wolf Dog) is a once very popular novel by environmentalist and author James Oliver Curwood. After a trip to the Yukon area of Canada and Alaska, Curwood wrote a series of wilderness adventure novels that were best-sellers in the 1910’s and 1920’s and remained popular through mid century. Jack London had begun the vogue for northland dog stories with his Call of the...
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by John C. Hutcheson
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LibriVox recording of The Ghost Ship, by John C. Hutcheson. This book intentionally veers in and out of the supernatural, as the title implies. The officers get more and more bewildered as they work out their position, and yet again encounter the same vessel going in an impossible direction. Having warned you of this, I must say that it is a well-written book about life aboard an ocean-going steamer at about the end of the nineteenth century. (Summary by N.H.) For further information, including...
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LibriVox ’s Short Story Collection 047: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, including stories by Poul Anderson, Aphra Behn, Kate Chopin, Joseph Conrad, Thomas Hardy, Bret Harte, O. Henry, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Franz Kafka, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Lucy Maud Montgomery and Wilbur D. Nesbit. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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by Hugo Münsterberg
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LibriVox recording of Pyschotherapy by Hugo Münsterberg Talking about viewing the Ocean - "If I take the attitude of appreciation, it would be absurd to say that this wave is composed of chemical elements which I do not see; and if I take the attitude of physical explanation, it would be equally absurd to deny that such elements are all of which the wave is made. From the one standpoint, the ocean is really excited; from the other standpoint, the molecules are moving according to the laws...
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The "Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern", is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offering "American households a mass of good reading", the editors drew from literature of all times and all kinds what they considered the best pieces of human writing, and compiled an ambitious collection of 45 volumes (with a 46th being an index-guide). Besides the selection and translation of a huge number of poems, letters, short...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 17, second epilogue , by Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the...
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by S. D. Gordon
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LibriVox recording of Quiet Talks on Prayer, by S. D. Gordon. Read by David Barnes. An open life, an open hand, open upward, is the pipe line of communication between the heart of God and this poor befooled old world. Our prayer is God's opportunity to get into the world that would shut Him out. (From the first chapter). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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by George-Gunther Freiherr von Forstner
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LibriVox recording of The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner, by George-Gunther Freiherr von Forstner. Read by Sue Anderson. The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner is a graphic account of WWI submarine warfare. Forstner was the commander of German U-boat U-28. His journal, first published 1916, gives a gritty picture of daily life inside a submarine and details several torpedo attacks on Allied shipping. The 1917 translation of Forstner’s journal into English was...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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http://librivox.org/bethink-yourselves-by-leo-tolstoy/ LibriVox recording of Bethink Yourselves! by Leo Tolstoy, translated by V. Tchertkoff. Read by David Barnes. As Russia goes to war against Japan, Tolstoy urges those at all levels of society, from the Tsar down to the common soldier, to consider their actions in the light of Christ's teaching. "However strange this may appear, the most effective and certain deliverance of men from all the calamities which they inflict upon themselves...
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by Herman Melville
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LibriVox recording of White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War, by Herman Melville. Read by James K. White. This is a tale based on Melville's experiences aboard the USS United States from 1843 to 1844. It comments on the harsh and brutal realities of service in the US Navy at that time, but beyond this the narrator has created for the reader graphic symbols for class distinction, segregation and slavery aboard this microcosm of the world, the USS Neversink. (Introduction by James K. White)...
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by Andy Adams
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LibriVox recording of The Outlet, by Andy Adams. Read by Richard Kilmer. Andy Adams worked as a cowboy on trail drives from Texas for eight years. This is an account of a drive when he was the foreman of a herd of Texas cattle being driven to Montana. Expect the same quality writing as found in other books by Adams. (Summary by Richard Kilmer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 16, first epilogue , by Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 15 , by Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest...
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by Anonymous - Translated by Richard Francis Burton
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LibriVox recording of The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 5, by Anonymous - Translated by Richard Francis Burton. This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. They are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found, but several versions date the collection’s genesis to somewhere between AD 800-900. The stories are wound together...
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by Andrew Lang
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LibriVox recording of The Grey Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. The tales in the Grey Fairy Book are derived from many countries—Lithuania, various parts of Africa, Germany, France, Greece, and other regions of the world. They have been translated and adapted by Mrs. Dent, Mrs. Lang, Miss Eleanor Sellar, Miss Blackley, and Miss hang. 'The Three Sons of Hali' is from the last century 'Cabinet des Fees,' a very large collection. The French author may have had some...
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by Ann Radcliffe
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LibriVox recording of The Italian, by Ann Radcliffe. The love story between a nobleman and a beautiful lady whom he meets in church leads both of them to unexpected places, as many people would not put up with their love. This novel is considered to be one of the best Gothic novels ever written, by one of the first (and best) writers of the genre. How does an "indecent" love story become a Gothic tale? What is the outcome of this love story? If you want to know, read this book....
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by Gustav Kobbé
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LibriVox recording of How to Appreciate Music, by Gustav Kobbé. Originally published in 1906, this book is essentially a how to guide on music appreciation. Includes sections on the pianoforte, orchestral, and vocal music. Good for anyone who wishes for a greater appreciation of the wonders of music. (Summary by prwells32) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Rudolf Erich Raspe
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LibriVox recording of The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen, by Rudolf Erich Raspe. Read by volunteer readers. The stories about Münchhausen were first collected and published by an anonymous author in 1781. An English version was published in London in 1785, by Rudolf Erich Raspe, as Baron Munchhausen's Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia , also called The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchhausen . It is not clear how much of the story material derives from...
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by Friedrich Engels
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LibriVox recording of Socialism: Utopian and Scientific, by Friedrich Engles (Translated by Edward Aveling). Read by Bob Neufeld. The main idea of "Socialism: Utopian and Scientific" (1880) was distinguishing scientific socialism and utopian socialism. Engels begins by chronicaling the thought of utopian socialists, starting with Saint-Simon. He then proceeds to Fourier and Robert Owen. In chapter two, he summarizes dialectics, and then chronicles the thought from the ancient Greeks...
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of De Profundis by Oscar Wilde. Read by AdamH. This is a letter written from prison in 1897 by Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred Douglas, in which he recounts how he came to be in prison and charts his spiritual development. (summary by AdamH) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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LibriVox recording of Flappers and Philosophers, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by mb. Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1920. It includes eight stories: * "The Offshore Pirate" * "The Ice Palace" * "Head and Shoulders" * "The Cut-Glass Bowl" * "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" * "Benediction" * "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong" * "The Four Fists"...
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by A.P. Herbert
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LibriVox recording of THE SECRET BATTLE, by A.P. Herbert. Read by ROGER MELIN. Like many soldiers at the beginning of their military careers, Harry Penrose has romantic ideas of climbing the ranks and attaining hero status. However, while stationed at Gallipoli, the realities of war begin to take their toll on Penrose, not only physically, but also mentally where the war has become a 'battle of the mind.' This is his story as related by a fellow soldier, as well as the story of the campaign at...
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by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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LibriVox recording of Eighty Years and More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the premier movers in the original women’s rights movement, along with Susan B. Anthony, her best friend for over 50 years. While Elizabeth initially stayed home with her husband and many babies and wrote the speeches, Susan went on the road to bring the message of the women’s rights movement to an often hostile public. When black men were given the vote in 1870,...
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by Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland
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LibriVox recording of The Lives of the Queens of England Volume 2, by Agnes and Elisabeth Strickland. Read by Ann Boulais. The Lives of the Queens of England is a multi-volumed work attributed to Agnes Strickland, though it was mostly researched and written by her sister Elizabeth. These volumes give biographies of the queens of England from the Norman Conquest in 1066. Although by today's standards, it is not seen as a very scholarly work, the Stricklands used many sources that had not been...
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by Rafael Sabatini
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LibriVox recording of The Tavern Knight by Rafael Sabatini. Follow the exploits of Sir Crispin Galliard, also known as The Tavern Knight, in his defence of the King of England against Cromwell and his Puritan Entourage. (Summary by Ric Cornwall) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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LibriVox recording of Ivan the Fool, by Leo Tolstoy. Written after Tolstoy suffered a spiritual crisis, Ivan the Fool is a fairy tale that offers children instruction in how to live rightly, simply, and generously. The story emphasizes the destructive aspects of materialism and militarism while idealizing manual labor and the peasant life. (Introduction by Dorlene Kaplan) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by James Cardinal Gibbons
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LibriVox recording of THE FAITH OF OUR FATHERS, by JAMES CARDINAL GIBBONS. The Faith of Our Fathers: A Plain Exposition and Vindication of the Church Founded by Our Lord Jesus Christ is a book published in 1876 by archbishop James Gibbons, which became a best-selling conversion manual in the United States, and by 1980 was in its 111th printing. (From the preface) “The object of this little volume is to present in a plain and practical form an exposition and vindication of the principal tenets...
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